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East Providence City Hall – Council Chambers


145 Taunton Avenue


East Providence, Rhode Island 02914




January 9, 2018




I.          Call to Order Open Session (Regular Meeting) – 6:30 p.m.


1.   Call to Order

2.   Pledge of Allegiance & Moment of Silence

3.   Motion to Set a Curfew for School Committee Meeting


II.        Student Liaison - Ashley Shankar


III.       Presentations

1.   Spotlight on Waddington Elementary School

2.   Spotlight on Silver Spring Elementary School

3.   EPHS Program of Studies


IV.       Consent Agenda

1.   Communications

2.   Correspondence

3.   Home School Requests

4.   Field Trip Requests

5.   Approval of Minutes:

·         School Committee Meeting held on January 9 and January 18, 2018

·         Building Committee Meetings held on January 8 and January 16, 2018


V.        PTO/PTA Reports


VI.       Public Comments I – Agenda Items


VII.     Superintendent’s Report

1.   Field Trip Policy – 1st read

2.   Protocols for Field Trips

3.   2018-2019 School Calendar

4.   Close and Delay of School


VIII.    Assistant Superintendents’ Reports


IX.       Director of Human Resources Report – Cheryl Mammone

1.   Appointments

2.   Resignations

3.   Retirements

4.   Leave of Absences

5.   Non-Renewals

6.   Quarterly Absentee Report

7.   Increase in Nurse/Teacher Substitute Pay


X.        Director of Operations Report – Diana Clarkin

1.   Protocols for Transportation Accidents


XI.       Director of Technology Report – Ben Russell

1.   Technology Update


XII.     Director of Finance Report – Lucy Maddock

1.   Monthly Financial Report

2.   Update on School Poverty Levels/Free & Reduced Lunch Program


XIII.    Director of Pupil Personnel Services Report – Julian MacDonnell


XIV.    Director of Facilities Report – Anthony Feola

1.   Facilities Update

2.   Crossing Guards/Traffic Update

3.   Winter Equipment


XV.     Building Committee Report – Nathan Cahoon

1.   Building Project Update


XVI.    Discussion Items

1.   Procurement Policy Edits

2.   Direct Energy Electrical Contract


XVII.  Action Items

1.   Consider & Vote to Approve Bill List

2.   Consider & Vote to Approve an Increase in Nurse/Teacher Substitute Pay

3.   Consider & Vote to Approve 2018-2019 School Calendar

4.   Consider & Vote to Approve Procurement Policy Edits

5.   Consider & Vote to Approve Direct Energy Electrical Contract


XVIII. Public Comment II – Non-Agenda Items


XIX.    Announcements


XX.     Adjournment



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Date Posted:         2/8/18 City Clerk                                 2/8/18 Secretary of State Website


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